The XX – On Tour / Add Canadian Dates Including Here In Edmonton

by New Music Michael on January 23 2013

The-xx-CoexistSo who else should announce a tour yesterday but another UK band,The XX. Hot on the hells of their own album release last fall. “Coexist” was the name of it. Their sophomore album. I sort of fell in love with their opening album, featuring the track “Crystalised”, but there’s some good material on this one too.

And what caught my attention more than anything. Well, okay, what caught my attention period was a friend on twitter mentioning they’re coming here to Edmonton. But, you know, to be complete, and fair, I’m listing their entire North America itinerary below.

But yeh, they are playing here in Edmonton on May 22, and then two days later in Vancouver. They might be a little tuckered, though, because on the 20th they’ve got a gig in Amsterdam of all places. That’s a really crappy, long flight. Trust me, I’ve done it. Well, not quite that trip, but last March Heather and I did a Vienna-London-Edmonton haul for reasons which, well, my bestest friends know why. And if you’re good at math, you could probably figure it out too.

Anyways, tickets for the Edmonton show go on sale Friday. Through ticketfly. Which has had some issues so far in their not-so-merry adventure north of the border. So I’m not going to hold my breath, but I’ll try and give it a whirl and see what kind of luck I have.

PS – not often a tour ends in Kansas City either.

Tour Itinerary

Jan 24-25 – New York NY at Hammerstein Ballroom
Jan 27 – Philadelphia PA at Electric Factory
Jan 28 – Baltimore MD at Ram’s Head Live !
Jan 29 – Richmond VA at National
Jan 30 – Asheville NC at Orange Peel
Jan 31 – Nashville TN at Ryman Auditorium
Feb 02 – Atlanta GA at Tabernacle
Feb 03 – Jacksonville FL at Florida Theater
Feb 04 – Orlando FL at Beacham Theatre
Feb 05 – Miami Fl at Fillmore Miami Beach
Feb 07 – Tampa FL at Ritz Ybor
Feb 08 – New Orleans LA at House Of Blues
Feb 09 – Houston TX at House Of Blues
Feb 11-12 – Austin TX at Austin City Limits
Feb 13 – Dallas TX at Granada Theater
Feb 15 – Tulsa OK at Cain’s Ballroom
Feb 17 – Tucson AZ at Rialto Theatre
Apr 15 – Tempe AZ at Marquee Theater
Apr 16 – Las Vegas NV at The Joint (Hard Rock Hotel)
May 22 – Edmonton AB at Shaw Conference Center
May 24 – Vancouver BC at Queen Elizabeth Theatre
May 29 – Reno NV at Knitting Factory
Jun 01 – Berkeley CA at Greek Theatre Berkeley
Jun 03 –Denver CO at Fillmore Auditorium
Jun 04 – Kansas City at Uptown Theater
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